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Africa Rise Foundation Trust (ARF)

ARF is a youth-focused organisation that aims to achieve a society in which all young people reach their full potential. Established in 2018, ARF’s programmes ensure that young people obtain quality education, livelihood and employability skills, exercise their human rights, make healthy choices and improve their communities.

Groupe Milima (GM)

Based in the South Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, GM was founded in 1992 to work on sustainable development and humanitarian issues. Its mission is to support individuals, organisations and households to become self-sufficient through income generation activities, adult education and environmental resource management.

Actions Chrétiennes pour l’Enfance (ACEF)

Founded in 2017, ACEF works in the South Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ACEF campaigns for girls’ education and women’s and children’s rights, and aims to address HIV/AIDS and harmful practises such as child marriage in the eastern part of the country.

Solidarité Papa et Maman pour les Enfants du Monde (SOPAME-ONG)

SOPAME-ONG is an organisation working at the community level in Benin. Founded in 2005, SOPAME-ONG works to prevent sexual harassment in schools, raise awareness about child marriage, and provide psychosocial, legal and vocational support to single mothers and married girls.

Association pour l’Education et la Réinsertion des Filles et Femmes du Sourou (AERFS)

AERFS is a women-led organisation working in rural areas of Sourou Province, Burkina Faso. Founded in 2003, it works to end child marriage and FGM, facilitate girls’ and women’s access to education, and empower women and girls through income generating activities.

Society for Women’s Action and Training Initiatives-SWATI

SWATI is a feminist organisation based in Gujarat, India, that works on issues related to violence against women, health and governance. Since its establishment in 1994, SWATI has set up women-led forums on violence against women and developed women’s capacity to manage and access resources.

Wilmat Development Foundation (WDF)

Founded in 2014, WDF is an organisation focused on empowering underprivileged communities in Uganda. Its vision is to build resilient and self-reliant communities and equip them with practical skills for sustainable livelihoods. Among its objectives, WDF aims to enhance youth’s access to knowledge and skills development, and to empower young women to engage in advocacy and good governance.